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Lawsuit: Schwan’s refused to hire black applicants January 31, 2007

Posted by C.A.R.D in African Americans, African-American, anti-black, Card, Citizens Against Racism and Discrimination, Discriminate, Discrimination, Equal Opportunity Commission, Racism, Racist, Schwan Food Company.

ST. LOUIS A federal lawsuit alleges a frozen food company discriminated against two qualified black job applicants in predominantly white St. Charles County.

The lawsuit says The Schwan Food Company passed over a black applicant for a route sales job over concerns St. Charles County customers would be intimidated by him.The lawsuit by the U-S Equal Opportunity Commission also claims the company refused to hire a black job applicant for a warehouse position in O’Fallon. E-E-O-C says it investigated a similar accusation from a third individual.The Marshall, Minnesota-based company says it’s not aware of any discriminatory conduct, but will investigate and take remedial action if necessary.The company says it is the largest manufacturing employer in Marshall; Salina, Kansas; Florence, Kentucky; and Stilwell, Oklahoma.

CARD {Citizens Against Racism and Discrimination} Source: kten.com

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